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Image Credits:

For section images the following credits apply:



Science & Society: Photo © Florian Wiencek / GYA, 2014

Research Environment: Photo © Florian Wiencek / GYA, 2014

Science Education & Outreach: Photo © GYA, 2012

National Young Academies: Image by Little Web Giants, 2015



African Science Leadership Program: Photo © African Science Leadership Program, 2015

Climate Change: Photo by Jer Thorp on Flickr, CC-BY-2.0, 2009

Expedition Mundus: Photo © Florian Wiencek / GYA, 2014

Global State of Young Scientists: Image © GYA, 2014

Global Access to Research Software: Image by Benjamintf1 on Wikimedia Commons ,  CC BY-SA 4.0, 2014

Invisible Worlds: Photo by Joe Duty on Flickr; Editing by Florian Wiencek / GYA, 2015

Measuring Excellence in Science Engagement: Image © MESE / GYA, 2015

Optimizing Assessment – Promoting Excellence: Source: “Perceptions of Research Excellence in Thailand and Japan”, 2013, p. 121

Women in Science: Photo © Florian Wiencek / GYA, 2014

Words of Wisdom: Let Ideas Compete on Flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, 2007

Young Scientist Ambassador Program: Image © YSAP/ GYA, 2015